From Success To Significance

Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of others? How can you start changing the world around you? As John Maxwell says, “When you become more intentional, your life can transform from successful to significant.” In 2012, Gina Watts was a junior faculty member of a large university. With a passion

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The Leading Edge: The Capacity to Lead Beyond the Military

One morning you wake up and you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. You have your entire life ahead of you and yet, you just stepped into the world where limits overlap no limits. That was my world for over 23 years and I loved it. I loved the travel, the diversity of

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Use Setbacks To Set Up Success

At some point in our lives we will all experience grief. Losing a loved one, ending a marriage, or failing at a job can be difficult to overcome. So how can we bring ourselves back up when life kicks us down? As John Maxwell says, “Only by taking action can we pull ourselves out of

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The Leading Edge: Understanding Capacity

The obvious response when posed with the question, “What is your capacity?” is most often, “Capacity for what?”   It has been my experience that a wrong definition will lead to a wrong destination. Working with the same definition will enhance our understanding and develop a deeper level of awareness within all of us. Therefore,

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The Leading Edge: 36 Hours A Day

“My normal New Year’s resolution was not going to cut it. I was going to have to build new habits if I wanted to change my life.” -Patsy Lim, certified John Maxwell Team coach, speaker & trainer How many times have you heard someone say “I NEED at least 36 hours a day?” Well, that

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The Leading Edge: The way you play the GAME is how you win the GAME

As Spring arrives here in North America, nature awakens from its Winter slumber. Plants begin to sprout green shoots of growth and the promise of flowers comes forth in the appearance of new buds. Thoughts of opening day of the baseball season and the boys of summer are on the minds of many. My mum

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The Leading Edge: Never Stop Learning!

“Yes. Yes, I have learned. I am never going to stop.” -Marie Cosgrove, certified John Maxwell Team coach, speaker, and teacher I’m incredibly blessed to have been raised by my grandparents. It was my grandfather who gave me the best advice I still follow today. He would say, “You need to exercise your mind, just

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Are You Really a Team Leader?

Do you think of yourself as a leader? For many of us, there’s something inside of us that is drawn to leadership roles. We can’t help it. We’re the ones who love to take charge in a group setting, and we love being the ones who make decisions. We see potential and opportunity in every

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The Leading Edge – On Choosing Growth

“Without the challenges that we have faced and overcome, we would not be the people that we are today.” -Monica Rogers-Fletcher, certified John Maxwell Team coach, speaker, and teacher Isn’t it amazing that though we have heard a certain saying or quote at various times in our lives, there comes a point where it seems

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Mastermind Groups: The Most Powerful Tool You’re NOT Using!

The term “mastermind group” may be unfamiliar to many of us, however, it is often one of the most powerful tools we can use to take our personal development to the next level. Napoleon Hill first introduced the term in the 1920s and went on to expand the definition a decade later in his book

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